West Lombok Regency (Kabupaten Lombok Barat) is a regency of the Indonesian Province of West Nusa Tenggara. It is located on the island of Lombok and the administrative capital is the town of Gerung. The regency covers an area of 922.91 km2 and had a population of 599,609 at the 2010 census and 721,481 at the 2020 census; the official estimate as at mid 2021 was 744,309.
West Lombok Regency is bounded by North Lombok Regency to the north, Central Lombok Regency to the east and the Lombok Strait to the west. To the northeast of the regency is Mount Rinjani which at 3,726 m is the third highest mountain the second-largest volcano in the country and is and an active volcano The oldest recorded historical eruption was in 1847 and last eruption was in May 2010.
The regency of West Lombok was established in 1958 and included the northern section of Lombok subsequently separated as the regency of North Lombok. The West Lombok Administrative Region